Fans choice of Newcastle team v Derby County
Using our interactive feature, NUFC team selector, we asked you to choose your preferred formation and starting eleven for the Newcastle team v Derby County.
The preferred collective formation chosen was 4-4-2 with a number of new signings and players who were injured at the time of that Brighton match.
Dwight Gayle a pretty much unanimous choice to play up front, with Mitrovic proving only a little more popular than Murphy to play alongside him.
Mohamed Diame excelled in a free role behind lone striker Ayoze Perez against Brighton but in their overall choices, fans chose him to return to the right wing position for this Derby game to accommodate the two strikers.
Matt Ritchie was a no-brainer up front, whilst the Hayden/Shelvey partnership also proved easily the most popular.
The goalkeeper and centre-back positions were straightforward for most – but it was at full-back that we see the biggest changes.
Achraf Lazaar was easily the choice to make his debut for Newcastle, with Jesus Gamez the next most popular and Dummett a distant third.
Whilst on the other side DeAndre Yedlin edged out Vurnon Anita on the right.
The fans choice of Newcastle team v Derby County:
To create the image above, we used the NUFC team selector.
You can do the same by following the simple instructions HERE and then there are a number of great options where you can then also share your team via Twitter (include @nufcthemag in your tweet and we will share some of them with our 19k followers) , or you can share the selector on Facebook with friends, family and the rest of the black and white world. Alternatively, simply downloading the team image to the device you are using
When using the NUFC team selector you simply click on what team formation (4-3-3, 4-4-2 etc) you want, then click each position on the pitch and choose from the Newcastle United squad.
Go to the NUFC team selector now and choose and share your Newcastle team v Derby.
Before every match, simply go to the menu at the top of this screen and click features, then on the drop down list click NUFC Team Selector and choose your team for every match.
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